magazine

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English[edit]

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The cover of the September 19, 1927, issue of Time, a weekly news magazine published in the United States

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle French magasin ("warehouse, store"), from Italian magazzino (storehouse), ultimately from Arabic مَخَازِنٌ (maḵāzin, storerooms, storehouses), plural of مَخْزَنٌ (maḵzan, storeroom, storehouse), from خَزَنَ (ḵazana, to store, to stock, to lay up).

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  • IPA(key): /mæɡəˈziːn/
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  • Hyphenation: mag‧a‧zine

Noun[edit]

magazine (plural magazines)

  1. A periodical publication, generally consisting of sheets of paper folded in half and stapled at fold.
  2. An ammunition storehouse.
    • Milton
      armouries and magazines
  3. A chamber in a firearm enabling multiple rounds of ammunition to be fed into the firearm.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English magazine.

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magazine m (plural magazines)

  1. magazine (periodical publication)

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Portuguese[edit]

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magazine m (plural magazines)

  1. department store (store containing many departments)

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magazine n pl

  1. plural form of magazin